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OfficeVice President
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1872 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 05, 1872 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 06, 1872 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1873 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1877 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler March 23, 2008 05:31pm
Data Sources[Link]
Congressional Quarterly Guide to U. S. Elections
New York Times
Convention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris
www.politicalgraveyard.com
USA Today
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Most votes received by candidates for party vice presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.
Description Wilson was nominated on the first ballot after shifts (375 representing a majority).

VP Balloting - RNC 1872
Contender1BS 1AS
Henry Wilson 364.5 399.5
Schuyler Colfax321.5 308.5
Horace Maynard 26 26
John F. Lewis 22 0
Edmund J. Davis 16 16
Others 2 2

Map - Wilson states in red, Colfax in blue, others white. Solid colors indicate that the delegation was also solid.

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1868
NameSchuyler Colfax Votes214 (72.79%)
Term03/04/1869 - 03/03/1873 Margin134 (+45.58%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1872
NameHenry Wilson Votes286 (81.25%)
Term03/04/1873 - 11/22/1875 Margin239 (+67.90%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS Vice President 11/05/1872
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Name Sen. Henry Wilson (I) Vice President Schuyler Colfax Rep. Horace Maynard Sen. John F. Lewis Gov. Edmund J. Davis Gov. Joseph R. Hawley Gov. Edward F. Noyes
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
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Uncertified Votes400 (50.76%) 322 (40.86%) 26 (3.30%) 22 (2.79%) 16 (2.03%) 1 (0.13%) 1 (0.13%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -78 (-9.90%) -374 (-47.46%) -378 (-47.97%) -384 (-48.73%) -399 (-50.63%) -399 (-50.63%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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